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Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (fourth quarter of 2016) - European Central Bank

  • The current account of the euro area showed a surplus of €359.4 billion (3.3% of euro area GDP) in 2016.
  • At the end of 2016 the international investment position of the euro area recorded net liabilities of €0.6 trillion (approximately 6% of euro area GDP).

Source: ECB

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